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Cops ramp up brutal refugee crackdown

Cops ramp up brutal refugee crackdown Refugees in northern France are facing a brutal border clampdown by British and French authorities.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit balance deepens division among Tories

Boris Johnson’s Brexit balance deepens division among Tories Johnson hopes he can deliver Brexit come what may on 31 October—and win back right wing votes. But he still has to appease the pro-EU big business, says? Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Politics is about a lot more than parliament

Politics is about a lot more than parliament The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres.

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre

Why it is dangerous to prop up the centre Britain has recently overtaken Italy for the prize of having the most shambolic political system in an advanced capitalist country. But there are now attempts at parallel solutions to both countries’ governmental crises.

The Troublemaker—The rich fiddle the figures to get out of paying their taxes

The Troublemaker—The rich fiddle the figures to get out of paying their taxes The super-rich are inventing investments to avoid paying taxes.

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election

10 September 2019
On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.

The rulers’ party is rotting

07 September 2019
There’s a been Tory party since the late 17th century—now it’s in severe crisis. Simon Basketter looks at what could cause the death of the party for those who are born to rule

15,000 march for independence in Perth chanting ‘Boris Johnson dead in a ditch’

07 September 2019
'Tories Out' and 'Boris Johnson dead in a ditch' were the most popular chants along with 'We want independence now'.

Defeat for Johnson should clear way to a general election

03 September 2019
Anger against the Tories was seen on the streets of London on Tuesday as the prime minister lost a key vote in parliament

The Troublemaker—Police officers caught stealing and abusing

03 September 2019
A detective who stole £9,000 related to murder cases from a police safe has been jailed.

Fight for a genuinely democratic society

03 September 2019
On many of the demonstrations against Boris Johnson there are placards calling to “defend democracy”.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

02 September 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

31 August 2019
Over 70 protests took place across Britain on Saturday.

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees

29 August 2019
Tory home secretary Priti Patel and the French interior minister plan more repressive measures.

As Johnson suspends parliament, protest to kick him out

28 August 2019
Johnson wrote to MPs on Wednesday saying he wanted parliament to be suspended from “the second sitting week in September”. Protests have been called all over Britain.

The Troublemaker—Screws lined up ‘like penalty shoot-out’ to watch man die

27 August 2019
across the floor and restrained by prison guards are the final conscious moments of prisoner Allan Marshall.

Life in a container is like a prison - residents speak out

26 August 2019
Councils warehousing poor people in disused office blocks are now putting them in shipping containers.

Tory clampdown in northern France spells disaster for refugees

24 August 2019
The Tories are preparing for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais in northern France.

More prisons won't help stop crime

13 August 2019
Boris Johnson said his billion pound boost for prisons would stop them becoming “factories for making bad people worse”.

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